MAC Pick'em Week 13: The End Of The Lightning Round

Well, the lightning round has claimed yet another victim.  Actually, Week 12 took two.  WMUpilot did not pick AT ALL, and bull_trojan missed the NIU-BSU game, costing him 4 points (but not the 3 point bonus as it was more my fault that the post was not updated for everyone to see).  However, all things balance out, as Week 12 produced the highest point total ever in a week, as 2 people went perfect.  18 points is our new 1-week record, and it produces our co-winners (neither hit Buffalo as the high).  Congrats to............OHBCats and  Brown and Gold.  I think you stole my picks, but whatever.

Here are the updated totals to date, (UPDATE) with correct names:

PICKER

WEEK 12

OVERALL

OHBCats 18 149
Brown and Gold 18 142
Matt Sussman 14 142
ChippewaBlue 16 136
geeves 14 131
HuronBoy 14 131
bmiraski 15 128
WMUpilot 0 121
bull_trojan 9 114

 

We look at the last week of the regular season, a 2-pt week, below the jump

TUESDAY

Miami @ Ohio - What could've been the MAC East Title Game (had Kent State also beaten Temple later in the week), is now just the "early" game.  Ohio will be playing for 9-3, and momentum heading into the MAC Championship Game.  Miami is playing for 5-7.  Advantage Ohio.

FRIDAY, OH BLACK FRIDAY

Eastern Michigan @ Northern Illinois - This game will be at 11 am, 10 am Dekalb time, after Thanksgiving.  Eastern needs to win this game to become bowl eligible.  NIU needs to win to win the MAC West.  If they slip up, the door is WIDE open for Toledo.  This game won the coveted "ESPN coverage", getting to be on the "U".  I think NIU clinches behind Chandler Harnish in his final game in the "Wind Tunnel".

Kent State @ Temple - As much as I would love to pick Kent State to win this game, I can't.  Temple is a good team, and is playing for a good bowl game.  Kent State is denied bowl eligibility, as Bernard Pierce runs all over the Golden Flashes.

Bowling Green @ Buffalo - Eh, a toss-up.  After Buffalo's beat-down over Akron, it is tempting to pick the Bulls.  However, I can't do it.  I think Schilz and Co get it down.

Akron @ Western Michigan - If Western doesn't blow out the Zips on Senior Day, I honestly don't think the Broncos deserve a bowl bid.  They should do as expected however and look good for the first time since the Bowling Green game, and get a bowl bid.

Toledo @ Ball State - If Eastern can pull the upset in the early game, then Toledo has the chance to win the West in Muncie.  Either way, I think Terrance Owens has proven himself a good QB lately, and Bernard Reedy has proven himself a FAST guy.  

High-Low:
High:  Western Michigan (they better be in the running at least, or else)
Low:  Akron (why not)

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